High School Director

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Academic Leadership

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking a High School Director to start July 1, 2023.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or significant experience in education.
  • Previous administrative experience w/line authority (Division Director, Academic Dean).
  • Background in curriculum and program design.
  • Background in gifted and/or learning differences / neurodiverse.
  • Background in counseling or other SEL training.
  • Classroom teaching experience.

More about this role


  • Act as the educational leader of the school division, responsible for its day-to-day operation; to direct the activities of teachers and staff in the division.  
  • Function as the chief articulator of that division’s programs, expectations, behavioral guidelines, and other information necessary to ensure that all constituencies are fully informed consistent with their individual roles.
  • Observe, supervise, and help evaluate the faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum; to supervise the teaching process, and to review and evaluate the academic programs.
  • Provide an orderly, yet dynamic environment in which learning can take place, a school climate which is supportive and which reflects high morale.